expressfiles-setup.exe

Cash Buyer Media

This is the Vittalia Filewon Installer which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application expressfiles-setup.exe by Cash Buyer Media has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The program is a setup application that uses the Vittalia DM installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from files4.fastmirror7.net.
Publisher:
Cash Buyer Media  (signed and verified)

MD5:
11d44f55af3744d2e48388acf3705784

SHA-1:
7906886959b3cd0d84736fb4c6a96b4330e58e63

SHA-256:
3c799a42003eb726d86d846da8ae6b8e73a9987a7025a4639d23347891b886c8

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Bundles additional software, mostly toolbars and other potentially unwanted applications using the Vittalia monitization installer.

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
5/27/2020 8:34:57 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Vittalia (M)
17.3.4.19

File size:
655.6 KB (671,368 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Vittalia DM (using Nullsoft Install System)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\inetcache\ie\{random}\expressfiles-setup.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
2/4/2015 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/5/2016 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Cash Buyer Media, O=Cash Buyer Media, L=San Francisco, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
16225050F02F98DCFD5828F7D2C7CD45

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/29/2015 3:35:11 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x234A

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 78, 73, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, E8, F8, FD, FF, FF, FF, 15, 30, 77, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, C0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 2C, 77, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 98, 3D, 42, 00, E8, DD, F9, FF, FF, 53, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, A0, 3C, 42, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 53, 68, 0B, 74, 40, 00, FF, 15, 50, 71, 40, 00, 68, 00, 74, 40, 00, 68, A0, 34, 42, 00, E8, 5A, F3, FF, FF, FF, 15, BC, 70, 40, 00, 50, BF, 00, 90, 42, 00, 57...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23 KB (23,552 bytes)

The file expressfiles-setup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://files4.fastmirror7.net/download/.../dl?bc=794811&pid=tucows&brand=tucows.com&country=AR&variation=chwebsite&cb=1410357006&filename=expressfiles-setup.exe&osName=Windows&osVersion=8.1&browserName=IE&browserVersion=11&zTmp=1

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